Hospital in Malabo

La Paz Hospital

This is the top hospital in the country, staffed by Europeans and Israelis. There's a pharmacy and five-star hotel on-site.

Travel Agency in Gabon


This agency is the best option for both day trips and longer tours to the national parks of Gabon. The owner, Paul Armand Mombey Indaki, speaks English and is very knowledgeable. There's no office; contact Paul...

Tourist Information in São Filipe


This well-run outfit offers island tours and trekking excursions, books plane and ferry tickets and can arrange hire cars. Its most popular outing is a full-day excursion to Chã das Caldeiras, visiting the...

Travel Agency in Limbe

Flora Travel & Tours

An efficient and friendly local travel agency, which runs tours to local sights and further afield in Cameroon. They will also help you book tickets for onward travel, and can make arrangements for a climb of Mt...

Travel Agency in Saint-Louis

Sahel Découverte

Quite simply the best company for exploring the northern region. Among other offerings, it books six-day Senegal River cruises on the Bou El Mogdad.

Tourist Information in Libreville

Lopé Hôtel Libreville Office

This office of the Lopé Hotel is the first stop for making reservations for accommodation and tours within the Lopé National Park. Eveline is very helpful and speaks English.

Travel Agency in Mauritania

Sidi Tours

Highly regarded English-speaking tour guide who can organise and lead tours throughout the country. Prices vary depending on the number of people and length of trip.

Tourist Information in São Filipe

Zebra Travel

Based out of Colonial Guest House, Zebra Travel offers guided volcano climbs and day trips to the crater.

Travel Agency in Mindelo

Barracuda Tours

A full-service travel agency that can book flights, car rentals, accommodation and tours.

Tourist Information in Gabon

Go To Gabon

All tour operators in Gabon are grouped under this umbrella organisation.

Travel Agency in Mauritania

Le Phare du Désert

This Mauritanian-based company, primarily French-speaking, also runs tours in Senegal, Morocco and Mali. A six day trip that includes Parc National Banc d'Arguin and Parc National Diawling runs around €800.

Travel Agency in Mauritania

Chinguitty Voyages

Runs a variety of regional tours in Mauritania, with a focus on 4WD trips in the desert. Price includes vehicle and guide, but not petrol.

Travel Agency in Mauritania

Native Eye Travel

A reputable high-end agency running small group tours in Mauritania, including multi-country overland trips.

Tourist Information in Mali-Yemberem

Office du Tourisme

Don't get too excited by the name – it's just a shop selling school books and pens, – but Sadio Sauaré, the owner, has taken upon himself to promote the surrounding area and help tourists. He can organise walking...

Tourist Information in Ziguinchor

Office de Tourisme

In the town centre is one of the best-informed tourism offices in the country. Staff can help arrange village and birdwatching tours and other excursions (even one- or two-week guided trips).

Tourist Information in Brazzaville

Projet Lésio-Louna

Formerly known as the Projet Protection des Gorilles, this organisation runs the Lésio-Louna reserve and several other important wildlife protection projects in Congo. Visits to the reserve should be arranged...

Embassy in Cotonou

British Community Liaison Officer

Officially, British Nationals must deal with the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos (Nigeria). However, the Community Liaison Officer for the British community in Benin, based at the English International...